Fatal Crash

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Meridian police are investigating a fatal two-vehicle accident on Newell Road, just north of Lindley Road, in Meridian Tuesday afternoon.

The collision happened near Northeast Elementary School at 4:20 P.M.

Deputy Coroner Clayton Cobler identified the fatality as Drew Denny, 17, of Lamar High School. Officials say he was ejected from his pickup and died in the accident.

Three other people were hurt when a pickup and passenger car collided. All were taken to Anderson’s Hospital.